Regal Confections
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Location:
Laval, Québec
Vehicle:
Fund Ⅲ - unrealized
Inv. Date:
October 2020

 

Regal Confections, was founded in Montreal in 1962. It is one of the leading distributors of global candy and chocolate confectionery brands in the nation. Regal manufactures peanut-free and nut-free chocolate products in Quebec under the “Jean-Talon” (CJT) brand (as well as private label and licensed products in Canada and the US). Regal distributes fine imported and domestic gourmet foods under the “Euro-Excellence” (EEX) brand and it creates gift baskets for leading retailers under the “Sweet Expressions” brand. During peak periods, Regal employs more than 300 people at 6 locations. Regal sells through all major retail distribution channels in Canada.

Key Investment Attributes:
  • Market leader in independent confectionary distribution in Canada with longstanding relationships
  • Candy, chocolate and gourmet foods industry fundamentals supports continued organic growth
  • Attractive, scalable platform to increase national penetration across divisions and pursue consolidation 
  • Experienced, aligned management team with strong track record of growth